Poverty and Homelessness in Argentina

Poverty increasing in Buenos Aires as more residents populate shantytowns and fall victim to homelessness. Meanwhile, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (whose presidency will come to end December 10th), has declared that Argentina poverty levels are among the lowest in the world. “How can it be that it is not a news item when an elderly homeless person dies of exposure, but it is news when the stock market loses two points?” Pope Francis

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My Father Lives On

All of us have unique relationships with our parents. My mother is one of my best friends. She’s my mentor, my rock, and she knows me better than anyone in the world. I called her the other day and admitted, “I feel homesick.” Her immediate response was, “I already knew that as soon as you

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Foto Friday: Statues Around the World

Statues exist all over the world, we encounter them so often that sometimes we simply pass them by. In my travels the one constant that I’ve witnessed in every country are the existence of statues. Here I share a few, but with few words because that is what you get when you walk past statues

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Foto Friday: Joy To The World

Having relived some painful memories in my last post, today’s Foto Friday post is all about joy. Capturing true moments of happiness, few words are needed as the pictures truly speak for themselves. Take a moment and think about how your smile can bring joy to others. I find myself smiling just looking at these